Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas. Keep the reason for the season alive.

I wish you all a safe and joyous Christmas!  I hope you are able to be with family and friends during this celebration time.  Remember the reason for the season.  It is not for celebrating the jolly guy and the elves, it is for celebrating the birth of Christ.

I was able to put up the pink tree in a little area of the office.
On the bottom of  the tree I used a prom dress for the tree skirt.
One of the ornaments I used was a salvaged doily.  The doily was falling apart and I made a garland using the flowers in the doily.  The garland was originally used as a curtain valance/decoration, but I think this is a better place for it.  What are your favorite ornaments?

We drove to grandma's house last weekend.  I had 3 sleeping babies on the way.

Joy hid from Grandma for most of the visit.   She was able to take time to pose on the couch.

Yang hung with Dylan and I mean hung.  LOL   

Blessings for you and yours!  Dawn

Friday, December 9, 2011

Breast Cancer Ribbon Christmas Decoration

The other day, I was poked by one of my under-wire bras.  I really need the support of the under-wire, but the way they are made allows for the wire to break through the fabric and poke the hell out of my boob/arm pit area, way before the bra is worn out.  I always have issues with the right side poking through first since I am right handed.  Well, I was examining one of the under-wires I removed and I noticed that it looked very much like a wishbone/cancer ribbon combo.  I decided to crochet around the under-wire and then bend and criss cross the under-wire and support this criss cross with a tie.  I used pink ribbon to crochet with.  I tied a bow on the front with 2 colors of pink tulle.  I think a little rose would be cute at the bow.  What better way to remember a survivor of breast cancer than placing a pink ribbon made from an under-wire bra, on your Christmas tree.